Valdosta Georgia Museums
The Devil's Pit in Williston Florida is probably one of the most famous sites in the United States, if not the world. Located on the west side of Savannah, Georgia, just a few miles from the Savannah River, the park is known for its historic fortifications and historic sites. It is the oldest and best preserved fortification in Georgia and the second oldest in America. For over 150 years, Fort Pulaski stood guard over the Savannah River, designed to protect the city of Atlanta, GA, from the sea.
This park in western Georgia is best known for having one of the most beautiful beaches and bathing beaches in the United States. Petersburg is located along the Broad and Savannah rivers that flow through the city of Petersburg, Georgia, just a few miles from the savanna. This park in southwest Georgia is the second largest park in Georgia and the third largest in North America. Located on the west side of Savannah, GA, about half a mile south of Atlanta, the park is known as a popular spot for perch fishing and fishing.
The park offers outdoor activities such as hiking, cycling, canoeing, kayaking, fishing, camping and horseback riding.
The Historical Society of the Coast of Georgia is responsible for providing educational programs on the history of Georgia and its history and culture. The programme is aimed at a broad audience with a focus on history, culture, history education and history in general.
This non-profit organization started out as a small museum, but has since gained a reputation as one of the most prestigious museums in the state of Georgia. The courthouse also houses a variety of art exhibitions that line the main corridor.
The park's Civil War Museum has a bomb-proof interior that includes exhibits, artifacts, videos and a gift shop. Visitors can tour the 13-acre historic site, which includes a museum, exhibition hall, public library, Georgia Museum of Natural History and an outdoor amphitheater.
Nestled in Georgia's red mud hills, this cotton plantation has been owned by a single family for over 140 years. In 1870, Young Archibald Jr. married the daughter of a family that had met the Smiths during their escape from the Civil War in Valdosta, Georgia. Located off I-75 in Central Georgia Indian Springs, this hotel is considered the oldest state park in our nation. Most impressive is the state's oldest museum, the Georgia Museum of Natural History, a natural history and history museum.
Valdosta was named after the Troup plantation in Valdosta and is sometimes referred to as "Val d'Osta."
Georgia has 22 historic national parks dedicated to the Civil War, including Fort Sumter, Fort Benning and Fort Hood. In addition to these districts, the Northwest Georgia Mountain region, which includes Chattanooga, is also on the National Register of Historic Places. The best are Fort Davis National Historic Park and Georgia State Historical Park in Chattanooga.
The Atlanta History Center houses Civil War artifacts, many documents are preserved, and many estate documents from the 1930s and 1940s are immortalized on microfilm. Others are housed in the Atlanta History Center, where a new exhibition opened in June 1996.
Lowndes County Historical Society Museum, housed in the old Carnegie Public Library, is a treasure trove of information. The museum is a historic railway depot and a cabin warehouse, restored to reflect Byron's time a century ago. Located in the city's Carnegie Library, this community museum, built in 1913, offers a unique insight into the history of the area, from the Civil War to the early 20th century.
The History Center includes two historic houses, including the Swan House and Tullie Smith's Farm, and the Turner Center for the Arts exhibit offers a wealth of local history and culture. Historical attractions in Valdosta include the Natural History Museum of Georgia, the National Museum of Historical Sights and the Southern History Museum. You can see Confederate iron panels at the Confederate Naval Museum in Columbus and view artworks on display at Turner's Center of the Arts.
The state of Georgia and each city has its own history museum, many of which are excellent and worth your time. Historic Civil War Houses are bebe state parks that are worth a tour, such as the Robert E. Lee National Historic Site, Stephen F. Kennedy National Historical Park and Robert Wood Johnson State Historic Park.
Founded in 1963 as the Chattahoochee Valley Art Association, the museum has served as a hub for art and culture in the Savannah-Chatham County region for over 50 years. The Savannah History Museum is housed in the old Central Georgia Railway passenger hall. This historic landmark was built between 1850 and 1860 and was taken over by the Coastal Heritage Society in 1990.